Ancient traditions, historic sites, rustic villages and lush green Coconut Fields. Come experience the South Indian warmth and hospitality as Thadam takes you on an unforgettable journey to experience the charms of Rural India.
Time: 6 hrs | Organic farm visit |Interaction with Local farmers| Lunch at a local treat | Witness handicraft making through palm leaves | Walkthrough Handloom weaving Village | Interaction with skilled artisans | Shopping for Hand-woven Cotton Sarees | Tea at a local farmer’s house | Native cultural performance
Your day starts with a visit an Organic farm, maintained by a local farmer, passionate about Natural and organic methods of farming. With a vision to promote local farm produce for a healthy, sustainable lifestyle among the local people, the host aspires to educate the visitors to his farm about the organic ways towards true health and well-being.
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After lunch at the farm, we will proceed to Bodipalayam where a local craftsman makes colourful handicrafts of various shapes, made out of tender palm leaves. His famous crafts that were used to décorate the royal palaces of the erstwhile Zamins of Uthukuli and Samathur, is now much-sought-after for all festive occasions, weddings and family functions across the country.
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After tea, we drive through rustic roads amidst quaint villages and Coconut fields will take you to Periya Negamam, a village with a strong and rich weaving tradition. The village is also one of the oldest and largest weaving villages in the vicinity.
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Upon reaching the village, you will be taken to the artisan’s houses, to witness firsthand, the nuances of the ancient craft of Saree weaving.
We will wind up the day at Vettaikaranpudurwith a cultural performance of kummipaatu– a revered art form native to the historic villages around Pollachi.
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